The Fidelity Center for Applied Technology (FCAT) is looking to find Bitcoin Mining Engineers for a “new business opportunity.” The proposal is coming from the team behind Fidelity Digital Asset Services (FDAS), the crypto trading arm of the financial giant.
The recruit will support Fidelity’s mining operations, likely in reference to its partnership with Blockstream. The company was reported in June of 2019 to have leased two data centers from the Bitcoin (BTC) developers.
The company is seeking for a person with three to five years of experience in a DevOps (developer operations) or engineering role. The term is generally used to indicate engineers who bridge the gap between software and hardware, for example by facilitating deployment of updates on servers.
It is notable that the posting does not mention any requirements of previous mining work, only including one line about “interest in researching topics related to Bitcoin and Bitcoin mining” among desired skills. Read More...